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Dad Died Today

Back on October 2nd. this year I created a Go Fund Me page. You can find it here. My goal was (and still is) to raise $10,000.00 to help pay for caregivers so my dad and step-mom, Jinny, could stay at home until after the holidays. I thought that if all my facebook contacts, twitter followers, …

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Dementia

Dad Called Today That’s the title of the memoir I am writing. “Dad Called Today” it started out with me wanting to share the daily phone calls between dad and myself. Phone calls that made me smile and laugh. Some that made me sigh or cry. While others had me banging my head on the …

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YAY! UPDATES!

Last month I had problems with my computer. UGH! So I picked up flash drives and began the process of pulling off the impossible task of,  “The great save.” You know how it goes, “Oh no! Do I have enough room on this flash drive? No? Darn.” So you put these files here. Organize those …

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WOW!

It’s my anniversary here on WordPress! I can’t believe it’s been 5 years! My how time flies. This is the notification I received. “Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com! You registered on WordPress.com 5 years ago. Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging.” And here is the link to  My first post!   And I …

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Another Review This Week

A few years ago, I picked up  Dad Versus The Grocery Store, by Benjamin Wallace. It was originally titled, “Dumb White Husband vs. The Grocery Store” You can find my short review here. And the ebook is FREE to download! (Just click on the title.) Recently, I was bored. 🙂 and decided to see what books …

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Review for “Charade at Sea”

About a month ago Eden Baylee sent me an email telling me about her newest novella, “Charade at Sea” She also sent me a $2.00 gift card, but she told me, and I am quoting her. As a dear friend, colleague, and someone I’ve enjoyed crossing paths with in the past, I’d like to offer …

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Review for “Crushed Velvet”

Last year I won a paperback copy of, “Crushed Velvet” by Diane Vallere and last week I finally got around to reading it. Polyester Monroe has inherited her grandparents fabric store. Getting ready for the grand re-opening Poly, as she is known, has Phil Girard pick up some bolts of velvet that she has had …

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Shameless Promotion

Yep, That’s what I said. 🙂 Just some shameless promotion for my weekly planner, “Do Something Nice” Amazon has just gone crazy! The price keeps dropping! Get yours today for just $1.63. It’s a paperback weekly planner! Makes a great gift! 132 pages of inspiration to “Do Something Nice” Keep track of your daily plans. …

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“Spring” it On!

Spring is here! I like Spring even though here in southern California our weather seems to skip Spring. We go from rain and overnight lows in the 30’s and 40’s to what feels like summer with highs in the 80’s and 90’s. I think everyone has a reason for liking Spring. There’s baby birds chirping in …

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Final Thoughts on Feel the Love

Hmmm…Where to begin… First let me congratulate the winner of week 3… Trisha Remacle I was going to have another giveaway for the last week of February, but… No. Huh uh. For week 3, I raised the stakes. I only gave away one item and you had to be the 112th entrant. I also had it …

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